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16 October 2014

1900 – Water Tower, Curragh Camp, Co. Kildare

Architect: Richard Randall Large brick water tower, eighty-five feet high and 35 feet square. Randall was a Surveyor in the War Department, and stationed at the Curragh Camp from around 1885 until his...

15 October 2014

1816 – St. Gobhann’s Church of Ireland, Seagoe, Co. Armagh

Architect: Sir Thomas Drew Largely constructed in 1816 near the site of former one, which had become too small. Described by Lewis as ‘a large handsome edifice in the early English style, with...

15 October 2014

1862 – Minor Model Schools, Lurgan, Co. Armagh

Architect: James H. Owen Constructed with Coalisland brick and stone in an Italianate style complete with clock tower. The Model School was part of the national schools programme proposed in 1831 in which...

15 October 2014

1903 – Armagh & District Co-operative Society, Armagh

Architect: Henry C. Parkinson Fine commercial building on a corner site adjoining the Northern Bank – now demolished and replaced by a larger, modern building which attempts to replicate some elements of the...

09 October 2014

16th Annual Maura Shaffrey Memorial Lecture – On Altering Architecture

The 16th Annual Maura Shaffrey Memorial Lecture “On Altering Architecture” will be given by Fred Scott on Thursday 16th October 2014. Fred Scott has taught design theory in third level institutions in the...

09 October 2014

1884 – Villa Weber, rue Erlanger, Paris

Architect: Paul Sédille Although now best known for his rebuilding of the Printemps department store in Paris, Paul Sédille wrote numerous articles on the evolution of architecture in the 1870s and 1880s. It...

09 October 2014

1880 – Railway Station, Le Havre, France

Architect: M.J. Lisch The second railway station in Le Havre, built in 1880 to replace the original station of 1847. Replaced with a new station built in 1932 by Henri Pacon for the...

09 October 2014

1860 – Fontaine Saint-Michel, Paris

Architect: Gabriel Davioud The Saint Michel Fountain is located between the boulevard Saint-Michel and the Place Saint-André-des-Arts. It depicts the archangel Michael vanquishing the Devil, evoking thoughts of the battle between Good and...

09 October 2014

1928 – Design for Civic Centre, Vancouver

Architect: Harland Batholomew & Associates Proposed development of site on Burrand Street as a new Civic Centre for Vancouver. Vancouver’s first comprehensive town plan was prepared by Harland Bartholomew and Associates in 1928...